Archive for December, 2017

Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Brings Opioid Cases to Cleveland

Posted on December 28th, 2017 by Denise A. DickersonDickerson

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation recently created an MDL for opioid litigation. For those unfamiliar with multidistrict litigation, the system allows federal courts to consolidate similar cases into one action. This streamlines the discovery process and pretrial motions for more efficient handling. It also helps to ensure consistency with evidentiary issues. MDLs have been…

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